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Beggars Can't Be Choosers »
(be thankful for what you get when you get something for free...)

Can't Carry A Tune »
(is not able to sing a song properly...)

Can't Cut The Mustard »
(not good enough to participate...)

Can't Do Anything With Someone Or Something »
(that person is not useful...)

Can't Help But Do Something »
(it has to happen; there is no way to not do it...)

Can't Hold A Candle To Someone »
(not even close to the other in ability...)

Can't Make Heads Or Tails Out Of Someone Or Something »
(do not understand it at all; it does not make sense to one...)

Can't Stand The Sight Of Someone Or Something »
(dislike that person strongly...)

Can't Wait For Something To Happen »
(eager for it to happen...)

If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them »
(since we cannot defeat them, let's work together with them...)

If You Can't Stand The Heat, Get Out Of The Kitchen »
(if you want to be responsible then you must face difficulties...)

You Can Lead A Horse To Water, But You Can't Make It Drink »
(you can show people how do do things, but people must help themselves...)

You Can't Be All Things To All People »
(able to satisfy everyone's needs...)

You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover »
(don't make judgments based only on appearances...)

You Can't Please Everyone »
(It is not possible for one's actions to make everyone happy all of the time...)

You Can't Take It With You »
(wealth and belongings are not what is most important because you will die someday and they will be useless to you...)

You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks »
(it is difficult to change old habits...)

Cat Got Your Tongue? »
(you can't think of anything to say; something is stopping you from speaking...)



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